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Temporary lockdown lifted at Lake Forest High School West Campus after 2 vehicles catch on fire

A temporary lockdown was lifted at Lake Forest High School West Campus on Monday after two vehicles on campus caught on fire, sending heavy black smoke billowing into the sky. The Lake Forest Fire Department, Lake Bluff Fire Department and Lake Forest Police Department responded around 10 a.m. Monday to Lake Forest High School West […]

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Lockdown issued, police on location at Huntley High School to investigate ‘safety concern’

Police are on location at Huntley High School searching the school, which was placed on lockdown, following an unspecified “safety concern,” authorities said. Huntley High School Principal Marcus Belin said Wednesday afternoon in an email to parents that the school was put in a “hold in place” lockdown. “At this time, common spaces and hallways […]

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2 in custody after video shows student flashing BB gun from waistband inside Waukegan High School Washington Campus

Two students were taken into custody after videos surfaced Thursday of them flashing what turned out to be a BB gun inside the Waukegan High School Washington Campus. Waukegan Deputy Police Chief Joe Florip said his department was notified around 8:45 a.m. Thursday about social media posts that showed two individuals with a gun inside […]

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At least one student taken into custody after lockdown at Waukegan High School Washington Campus

At least one student was taken into custody during a lockdown at the Waukegan High School Washington Campus Thursday morning, according to video shared on social media. A message sent to parents at around 9:20 a.m. Thursday said, “Washington Campus is on lockdown due to a police investigation in the building.” School officials said that […]

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Lockdown at Naval State Great Lakes lifted after ‘gate runner’ breached security checkpoint

Naval Station Great Lakes was placed on lockdown Friday while local, state and federal law enforcement searched the area for a vehicle, driven by a base employee, who did not provide credentials at a security gate. “RUN, HIDE, FIGHT! ALL PERSONNEL, LOCKDOWN. TAKE COVER IN NEAREST BUILDING OR STRUCTURE. AWAIT INSTRUCTION. ALL GATES ARE CLOSED,” […]